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Cessna Skycatcher lands on 18th fairway at Crestview

It’s not often you can watch an airplane land on a golf course.

But as golfers relaxed after rounds of golf Sunday during the Wichita Aero Club’s tournament at Crestview Country Club, Cessna pilot Kirby Ortega landed the Skycatcher on the 18th fairway.

The plane belongs to Rose Pelton, wife of Cessna CEO and president Jack Pelton. Rose Pelton is learning to fly in the airplane. The two were part of the crowd watching as the plane came into sight, landed, then turned and taxied closer.

More than 100 golfers participated in the Aero Club’s inaugural golf tournament.

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